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Introducing the KITO SmartLok Self Locking Hook

When extra security is needed for strict safety requirements, this hook has your back. KITO's new SmartLok self-locking hooks are available as an option for our LB lever hoists and on the CB and CF hand chain hoists.Our SmartLok hooks are smaller and more compact than most self-locking hooks on the market, and the hook latch locks securely in place only to be opened whe...

The Crosby Group and KITO CORPORATION to Combine, Creating Integrated Lifting Solutions Provider

RICHARDSON, Texas, United States, and SHOWA-CHO, Yamanashi, Japan, May 16, 2022 – The Crosby Group, a global leader in lifting and rigging, and KITO CORPORATION, a leading material handling manufacturer with 90 years of experience in the development and production of hoists and cranes, today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement to combine both bu...

Now Available: 1 tonne CX Mini Hand Chain Hoist

The world's smallest handchain hoist just got better - and stronger! The CX mini hand chain hoist is now available in a 1 tonne capacity. Now you can lift even heavier loads in those small space, hard-to-reach spots. See more

Introducing the new TCW Wash Down Air Hoist

Keep it clean The TCW Series Wash Down Air hoist is specially designed for environments where the equipment must be washed off on a regular basis: humid, corrosive, and outdoor environments are no match for this hoist.   See more

Introducing KITO Van Leusden

Hazardous Area Hoists & Trolleys Now Available in Canada. For the full lineup of products and custom solutions, please visit www.vanleusden.com   See More

Introducing the new RY Wire Rope Hoist

Quality and performance - right down to the wire KITO's RY Series wire rope hoists are designed for safety, reliability and performance. These ultra-low headroom trolley hoists have an H4 duty rating for high demand applications and comes standard with VFD controls for ultimate lifting and lowering accuracy. See more

Introducing the new TCL Lubrication Free Air Hoist

Environment friendly power. The TCL Series lube free air hoist series is able to operate without air supply lubrication, leaving the surrounding environment free of oil mist from the air exhaust. The TCL is recommended for use in any area where oil mist cannot be tolerated such as in food, chemical, or pharmaceutical industries. See more

Introducing the new MRQ Single Phase VFD Trolley

Built for the EQ & SEQ Series VFD Hoist, the MRQ Motorized Trolley will double your work efficiency. As with its hoist counterpart, the MRQ is made with a Variable Frequency Drive for the smooth starts and stops and precise load control you've come to know and love.  Available in both single and three phase power. See more

Introducing the new SEQ Single Phase VFD Hoist

Welcome to the first ever dual speed, single phase hoist with a Variable Frequency Drive - the SEQ. This innovative hoist meets an H4 ASME duty rating, but now with the smooth start and stop of an inverter driven motor. With adjustable speed and a no-load high-speed function, the SEQ offers the precise load control and work efficiency you won't find anywhere else. Also...

Introducing the new TCK Air Hoist

With 100% duty rating, fine feathering controls, and reduced noise levels, there's no question the TCK will meet all your production needs. Smooth starts and stops with variable speed and operation provide extremely accurate load positioning and control, and the high speed lifts are guaranteed to improve efficiency.   See more